dorothy draper inspired

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

 

Oversize prints, roman stripes, lush florals, chintz, chessboard tiles, and exuberant color — all signature Dorothy Draper moves. Her sense of whimsy and playfulness is infectious; her passion for color + flowers is so inspiring, especially for fetes as joyful and full of fun as weddings.

 

dorothy draper inspired

images: 1 +7 originally featured in Elegant Bride Magazine; 2  invitation designed by Cheree Berry; 3 Hotel Saint Cecilia in Austin via Full House; 4 – via Heidi Claire; 5 + 6 Annette and Dan’s NY wedding via Martha Stewart

obsessed with color

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

ranunculus poppy colorful wedding

This year is no doubt the year of color! Loving all of the bright & happy spring arrangements we’ve been seeing lately.

ranunculus billy button colorful wedding flowerscolorful wedding flowers

1 – designed & photographed by chelsea fuss for project wedding; 2 – photographed by leslie shewring via decor8; 3 – once wed

watercolor wedding ideas

Friday, January 14th, 2011

 watercolor wedding ideas

Painterly brushstrokes equally at home in a pretty garden wedding or a museum affair…

watercolor wedding ideas

{First collage, clockwise: 1 – via Design*Sponge; save the date via Allie Ruth; plates from The Conran Shop via; Maggie Austin cookies; watercolor brush strokes; Second collage: Invitation at Minted; Plates from Anthro via; watercolor brush strokes}

Ruby Press Bridal Soiree

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

I came across these images last night while organizing my inspiration files and fell in love with them all over again. They’re from the Ruby Press Bridal Soiree held last May. The color palette is so striking. Since I have Halloween on my mind right now – I’m working on a charity Halloween event – I automatically thought that this palette would be really lovely for a modern Halloween party. But it lends itself to so many events. Wouldn’t it be a beautiful palette for a bridal shower or even a baby shower too?

{Photography by Joel Flory Photography; Floral arrangements and paper flowers by Rosenow Floral Design; Candy table by Crown & Crumpet; Gowns by Nouvelle Vogue}